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Bernarr Ferebee, Audio Engineer – Black History Month, R.O.C.U.

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Bernarr Ferebee, Audio Engineer – Black History Month, R.O.C.U.

February 13, 2021
By Liam Klenk

Bernarr Ferebee is an audio engineer with 27 years of experience working as a Staff Engineer and Systems Engineer as well as in installation. He works for Eighth Day Sound. Since 2008, he has also served as CEO of Behind the Access, LLC doing artist management for his son Durand Bernarr.

Among the artists that Bernarr Ferebee has worked with over the years are Fred Hammond, Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra Golf, Tony Bennett, The Cure, Adele, Eminem, Stevie Wonder, Cash Money Millionaires, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, JayZ, Nelly, Jill Scott, Rihanna, Whitney Houston, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds and Earth, Wind & Fire.

He was also instrumental in providing sound reinforcement for The Million Man MarchThe Rock and Roll Hall of FameThe World Youth Day with Pope John Paul and Hot 97 Summer Jam.

Bernarr has tireless, positive energy, is a team player, and a powerful force in encouraging others to work hard and succeed.

Bernarr Ferebee

Here is Bernarr Ferebee in his own words:

In my early days as an audio technician, I did the gospel circuit.

Before that, I was singing myself, doing gospel. After a while, I began to take care of the sound in churches whilst still singing as well.

Then, I had a son. Life changed fundamentally.

I took a job as a welder. Did that for eight years. I knew steel work wasn’t for me. But I needed the benefits and needed to have a steady income to support my family.

However, when an opportunity opened to do sound and be back in the entertainment industry, I took it straight away.

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